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Hindu Festivals

By Kshitij Sharma, November 4, 2006

One of my fellow bloggers, Srinivas Shastri wanted to find out if there was a way to find out the day Dussehra occurred in 1916. This is essentially a problem of calendar conversion and a lot of research has gone into this. For quick reference to find it out, I use this website – Continue reading

Panchanga Calculations

By Kshitij Sharma, October 6, 2006

This post is nothing but reiteration of what I have already mentioned in the panchanga.html page. It is just for the sake of completeness.

Panchanga or Panchang is Hindu Almanac. The literal translation of Panchanga is “Five Limbs”. The five energies it represents are considered for selecting an appropriate and auspicious time for ceremonies or certain actions. Continue reading